Vision on the future of Aircraft-based Observations

How to improve Aircraft-based observations systems through new satellite communication capabilities?

This question was addressed in the last publication (No. 123) of the World Meteo Office Commission for Instruments and Methods of Observations (WMO/CIMO):

Currently Developing and Future Communications and Technology Impact on AMDAR*

*Aircraft Meteorological Data Relay

This report highlights the opportunities to improve current Aircraft-based observations systems through new communications capabilities, especially using satellite systems: Broadband Satcom, Narrowband Satcom or Satellite ADS-B.

The full report is available on the WMO Library


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